Please read these
guidelines thoroughly before submitting to Lunch Ticket.
Submissions that do not adhere to our guidelines will be automatically rejected
without being read.
We review Flash Prose
submissions from February 1 to April 30, and August 1 to October 31.
Flash Prose Submission
- Please submit once per
- If your flash prose
has been published in Lunch Ticket, please wait one year before
- All submissions
at Lunch Ticket are read blind in the first round. Any submissions
with identifying information will be returned without consideration.
- All prose must be
double-spaced in 12-pt Times New Roman font.
- Please include the genre (Creative Nonfiction or Fiction) and a word count at the top of your piece: we accept prose 750 words or less.
- If your piece is 751
to 5,000 words, please submit it to Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, or YA (13+).
- We do allow simultaneous submissions, however, if your piece is published elsewhere,
please let us know immediately.
- We do not accept
previously published work.
- We accept multilingual work in all genres.
We look forward to
sampling your work!